Spring sightings reveal glorious magic of antlers May 12, 2013 Montana

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Spring sightings reveal glorious magic of antlers May 12, 2013 Montana, Billings Gazette
... Deer antlers can grow more than an inch every day, making them the fastest-growing living tissue we know... Research indicates that antler growth is a function mainly of heredity ... environmental factors also influence antler development. For instance, if a buck’s extremities are damaged, there’s a chance that damage can express itself as an antler mutation...


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